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as the first asian-american mayor in san francisco history. mayor lee championed balancing the budget to keep san francisco safe, solvents, and successful. he reformed city pensions. his focus is on economic development, job creation, and building san francisco's future. a great job, especially for helping out families. we want to keep families here. i also wanted to mention a little bit of his past. he was born in 1952 in the beacon hill neighborhood of seattle, washington. his parents immigrated to the u.s. from china and the 1930's. his father fought in world war ii and worked as a cook. he passed away when the mayor was 15. his mother was a seamstress and a waitress. mayor lee has five siblings, he graduated from college in maine, he also went to uc- berkeley law school and finished in 1978. he and his wife have two daughters. i also want to mention, prior to becoming mayor, one of the key points in his contributions to the community is after he completed law school, he worked as a managing attorney for the san francisco asian law caucus, where he was an advocate for affordable housing an
. and the battle to get ddt out of san francisco. $ >> tonight we are remembering rachel carson and john muir, whose effort was to stand up for yosemite. he failed and in 1923, a twin was transformed into a lake. and in 2000, bob mckensy brought us the story. >> reporter: for most of us, what we know about this is it supplies bay area cities with drinking water. but before this, there was a beautiful place that looked so much like yosemite it was called the counter part of yosemite. it was a public treasure like its sister valley. city officials felt san francisco was paying too much and when they announced the plan to turn this in a water supply, john muir was outraged. >> no denying san francisco needs water, but you don't need to destroy a national park. >> they saw nothing wrong this and neither did san francisco's mayor. the environmentalist lost the battle and work began on the railroad that would take the supplies there. and they worked on a system to bring the water in to san francisco. it is an impressive system looked at today. this is just a portion of the eight-mile spanning. it r
you did something here in san francisco that has never been done in 20 years. we had 3 subcommittee meetings in one day up and down the stairs on african american issues. look out there and see what we have out there. it is totally unacceptable for my black community to not be right here for opportunity to talk about the atrocities that happened to us with the human rights commission and redevelopment agency, not only did we ask for it in february, you went beyond that, asked for a commission meeting and asked for this oversight committee. like he said, in this last minute, i'm going to tell you, my name is ace and i'm on this case. we are going to put together an injunction or something it stop what mr. ed lee is doing right now. what he is doing is creating an atrocious group of individuals thats going to run the rest of our generation like the prior redevelopment has done. it's no mystery, all you got to do is check your history, people are going to do for generations to come, christine, what you have done, the housing authority, nobody here is crabing for what you did for t
filipino-american history month in san francisco by doing what mayors always do, especially after being solely instructed by hydra as our education advisor to present the proclamation declaring the month of oct filipino-american month in san francisco. come on up here. get up here, so everybody can take a picture here. if i may, i just wanted to say something as well. you know, there are many streets of our great, great city and everybody i think is now enjoying so many of the neighborhoods that are rising up. but there have been neighborhoods like desoma and the excelsior, critical names of streets that we named after filipinos who really served our city and country in a fabulous way. i want to make sure that people remember that. because it's part of our history. so let me say some of them that many of you in the room know, but a lot of our people don't know that. you ever see the names? (listing names ) if you were really smart and if you are as smart as hydra wants everybody to be in san francisco, because of her board of education work, you should know victoria manalo dreys park.
the holiday season in san francisco, welcome, founder and executive director of the rainbow world fund, jeff cauter. >> thanks donna and that great introduction and i must say that you look particularly fabulous tonight. >> if you are not familiar with the rainbow world fund we are an international service agency based in the gay and lesbian and transgender and friends community. so we are gay and straight people coming together. and what we do is we work within our community to educate people about issues of humanitarian aid and world need. and as we raise our community's consciousness, we fund and we raise funds to support relief efforts all around the world. our projects focus on, education, hunger, safe drinking water, and disaster relief, and all kinds of different ways of helping people. we have ongoing projects in cambodia, haiti, and south africa and helping out in areas just as the tsunami in south east asia and the earthquake and tsunami in japan and last year, and during hurricane katrina we tributed one mill object pounds of food aid. [ applause ] >> and all of that is coming fro
became the first african american to campaign for mayor of san francisco, running on a progressive platform of social justice and racial equality. the bar was a centerpiece of jordan's neighborhood community building activities and he reviedd in the upstairs unit for nearly 50 years. jordan was known locally as the mayor of butcher town, which was the historic name for the area immediately surrounding the bar. his efforts to establish a place of community and legacy within the bayview area continues for which he is known to this day. the bar continues to be operated by the jordan family, who are here today, who support the land mark designation. this concludes my presentation, if you have any questions. >> thank you. supervisor cohen? >> i think that's it. >> let's open this up for public comment. did you want to acknowledge the family members? >> yes. >> let's open this up for public comment. is there anyone from the public that would like to speak? >> i went to the chase bank to give me a lollipop. >> sam jordan's bar, there's a new bar and it's gonna be a land mark, gonn
hall. and the rainbow world fun and mayor lee. and the san francisco japanese-american community. all arranging this ceremony. this is actually my third time to be here to stage, to say a few words. the first time it was three years ago. and we celebrated the world champions of san francisco giants. and this year, as well. we have many things to celebrate, many things to cherish. including the second time in three years but at the same time, there are lots likes natural disasters. >> in 20 months, have passed since the tsunami in japan. and the theme of tonight, celebration has been one of the essential components of japan's role of habitation and construction. the open of the japanese people and the support of the international community has given our survival. japan is still on its way to recovery. but i wish once again, to thank you for your continued friendship and compassion. thank you very much. [ applause ] , thank you. >> our celebration tonight, demonstrates our community's dedication to this hope for world peace. love, acceptance, and and i hope that we will continue to crea
institutions in the city of san francisco including the air film festival the arab culture and committee center but also with the tamp pais public library to have two events showcasing the rich arab america culture that exists here in the city of san francisco and i want to thank you all for coming and i want to introduce joaquin for resident who ska great member of our community and has helped organize this event. (applause). . thank you very much and good evening everyone on behalf of mayorly who will be joining us in a few moments i want to say thanks to all of you for being here tonight it's always a pleasure for you go to welcome the community into city hall - because you remind us our purpose in government so to serve and you you certainly bring life and culture and community into our very state halls and bring life to us, so thank you again. i want to thank the nominating committee and the planning committee for their excellent work in ensuring that those very important community members who do so much to ensure that our communities remain strong and vibrant, those who are under served t
the muddy streets and back alleys of san francisco. his normal dresses careless and disheveled. it's closer on brushed and freckled with tobacco. though at this moment his chest a forest of matted hair on labeling from the arm of the chair. twain's eyes slanted like an evil beneath ranging, prowess. on this rainy afternoon of june, 1863, twain was nursing a bad hangover inside and sells fashionable montgomery street scene rooms halfway through what was intended to be a two-month visit to san francisco this stretched for years. the sleepwalking and melancholic journalists regularly went to the turkish testis without any suicidal temptations, which were not uncommon. at the back he played penny-ante with the proprietor, and stalin sawyer come in the recently customer inspectors, custom spec or, volunteer fireman a bona fide local hero. in the clouds of boiling seems, sawyer was mending his own one, though his spur from a nearly fatal ordeal a decade earlier. in contracts to the lanky train, sawyer three years older was a stocky wrong phrase bazemore. they are comfortable to case and to come h
hall and veronica klaus. >> i got jealous for a minute there, some of the members of the san francisco boys chorus are getting more pictures than i am. as you look around this room, think about the events that you have been to in the city hall in this one rotunda or one of the offices and so many wonderful weddings and so many celebrations and so many heart rending speeches and yes, some sad occasions too. all a part of our community and our beautiful city. as you look around this room tonight, what a diverse combination we have. it makes me smile, but it probably doesn't make nebraska smile. we live in a richly diverse city and our elected officials represent it and our events here represent it and the tree lighting should represent it and indeed it does, we call it the tree of hope. and every year we get messages from all over the country and all over the world that are put on origamis and put on this very unique, unusual tree. >> there are many cities that have holiday trees, but no one has the tree of hope. it was started by an organization and now i will have the chance to introdu
into san francisco. farther northbound direction big repaving project ongoing starting sausalito marin into cortamadera just one lane of traffic northbound until 6:00 this morning. in san francisco, ramp north 280 to southbound 101 roadwork closed until 5. a truck hit power lines, live wires, san leandro, fairmont, activity there, want to avoid the area. >>> developing news found bound, gagged and now dead. police trying to find a killer and motive after a man and woman were discovered in shocking condition. terry mcsweeney is live at san francisco general. >> reporter: these two were found last night in the middle of the street bound and gagged. taken to san francisco general, this morning only one is alive. the scene here last night as with the the two were brought here this began on the 900 block of brussels. police arrived to find a man and woman in the street bound and gagged. the man died midnight at the hospital. the woman is still alive. police say as shocking as this is, neighbors do not need to be afraid. >> we don't have any information i don't believe there's any threat to
of market in san francisco. abc-7 news. >> ama: proposed legislation that could increase the number of smoke-free apartment in san francisco will be discussed. a board of supervisors committee is scheduled to hear the legislation. the policy would require landlords to designate their apartment units as smoking or nonsmoking and disclose the information to tenants. the san francisco apartment association backs the proposal. >> breaks news out of san francisco. caltrain has stopped service in both directions when a train rammed a car half hour ago. everybody inside the car government out safely about the collision. the caltrain was headed northbound into downtown san francisco when then incident happened. >> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student michelle le is scheduled for sentencing tomorrow. state law requires her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an al immediate a county jury convicted her of first degree murder in october. properties say she killed ln a jealous rage. >> two recent oakland homicide vices are being railroad. 16-year-old bobby sartane and 16-
politics, mike was a 27 year member of the san francisco police departmenth9f rising to the level of inspector. he then in his adopted home of daly city joined the daly city city council, served there for 10 years serving as mayor for two years. he then stepped up to the san matillo county board of supervisors and served on that board for 12 years. in his collective 10 year at both daly city city council and county board of supervisors he served on a variety of regional agencies, mtc, caltrain, bay area management district you name it, he probably served on it. what i got to know him well on was transportation issues. when i had the pleasure of serving at the caltran board where supervisor cohen is now, you
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francisco. a generation upon generation, of residence of san francisco had to endure the struggles and have made this city a very special place. i am very excited about the leadership that presides over san francisco today. mayor lee, supervisor chiu, mar, chu, and we had the treasurer. this ought to be a moment in which we celebrate the aspirations and the fact that we have risen to the governance of this country. the fact that we have changed the opportunity. last night, i have the opportunity to listen to an 86- year-old honoree at the gathering last night. she's had spoken about how her life was different and the opportunities that were denied because she was jewish. because of the efforts of norm and mike and your leade in, asiy are not denied opportunities because of where they come from. we are aspiring and we are leaving california and america in a new generation. -- leading california and america in a new generation. we have an obligation to lead in the 21st century. we are providing leadership in all areas that govern this country. technology, health, academia, commerce, art, ente
the san francisco drug users union and my comment is going to be short and sweet. this argument over non-lethal tasers and non-lethal protection for the officers and up against the mentally ill and challenged, has been going on for years. tasers are as lethal as any gun, a gun is just as non-lethal as a tase and her if you spent half of the money that you have spent on conversation, debates ps, surveys and documentation and a little meetings like this, back into the mental health facility and the hospitals and the non-the homeless shelters and get these people off the street, these officers are going to have not have half of the problems that is where the money should be going instead of the ridiculous conversations. thank you. >> thank you, next speaker please? >> good morning, thank you for having this hearing today. >> my name is jeremy miller i am with the stelli foundation and the san francisco no taser task force and i would like to six points. number one, the police assassination of vanbue and parong were nothing other an assassination and should not be used in this context, espec
dancers from everywhere here in the san francisco bay area. [applause] all right. good singing. good dancing. posting the eagle staff at this time. be shout out to larry harrison for taking care of our eagle staff. you maybe seated. calling up to the podium at this time michael lupdtin and vice president of the marketing and branding for this station. >> hi everyone. can you hear me? hello everyone. i am from kqmd and i wanted to welcome you to this eighth annual indian heritage celebration. we are honored to be honoring four heroes from the community who have tirelessly worked throughout the year to provide the kind of service that admissible media is about and engaged community and robust heritage is about. nominated by community leaders they have worked at the grass-roots level and share the highest values we all share. as a public supported media organization we are committed to this and in november we are celebrating american heritage indian month with special programs on our television channels including kqed and plus and world. many are provided by native american p
in cuba and work that i shot here in san francisco. >> what is it about being a street artist that you particularly like? >> i liked it to the first day that i did it. i like talking to mentum people. talking about art or anything that comes to our minds. there is more visibility than i would see in any store front. this would cost us relatively very little. >> i am so happy to meet you. i wish you all of the best. >> you are the wonderful artist that makes these color coding. >> nice to me to. >> i have been a street artist since 1976. >> how did you decide to be a street artist? >> i was working on union square. on lunch hours, i would be there visiting the artist. it was interesting, exciting, and i have a creative streak in me. it ranges from t-shirts, jackets, hats. what is the day of the life of a street artist? >> they have their 2536 in the morning. by the end of the day, the last people to pack the vehicle probably get on their own at 7:30 at night. >> nice to me to condemn the -- nice to meet you. >> it was a pleasure to share this with you. i hope that the bay area will desc
and accommodations and so please follow us into the hall. thank you. ♪ >> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a wh
the bay area, you'll see mostly clear skies. here's a live look at downtown san francisco through the financial district, temperatures in the 30s and 40s. oakland at 58 degrees. low 50s in san jose. what's in store for the rest of the day. we have a pretty strong ridge of high pressure and it's been building since other the weekend. it continues into today through the afternoon. we'll be keeping temperatures mainly in the 60s for the most part. mid- to upper 60s by this afternoon, and once again, we have some big changes coming up by about midweek, so you'll notice this wednesday forecast. we have a good chance of rain moving across the bay area and things again remain unsettled through the weekend coming about friday night into saturday. we'll talk more about this coming up. in the meantime, traffic on this monday morning. >>> we just got word of a trouble spot involving a big rig that may have took out some power lines on fair month between 580 and lake shaboe . try toe avoid the intersection. san leandro, 580 and lake shaboe. elsewhere we have road work, southbound 101 through
of san francisco's forestry program was civic involvement and support and i think milton would appreciate that if we knock on supervisor's doors and do some advocacy since we're all here anyway. although milton didn't relish the work he had to do in these halls he knew it was necessary for the canopy outside to grow and thrive and let's remember where his legacy really lies and it gives me solace to know that his sons will see him imprint in san francisco every time they walk down the street. let's all look up and remember him this way. thank you. [applause] >> we get to meet milton's niece zoey marks. >> i was think about the past 19 years with my uncle milton in preparation for writing this piece but i was really stumped. how could i encapsulate such a generous relationship i had with my uncle in five minutes? as a last resort i went to facebook and the refuge for all bored teenagers especially late at night. turns out there was a wealth of communication between my uncle. and my topic and i was going to write about the wonderful similarities between milton and me and the first sim
francisco and coming in contact often with the san francisco police department, we don't want to run a risk of that population being impacted. and the aclu is also concerned with the civil rights implications that the supervisors spoke of today. you know, across the nation and in san francisco, you will see the african american communities of color are impacted by accessive use of force that would lead us to believe that once they are instituted they would also be disproportionately used against the xhupts of color. because they are easy to use it will increase over use and officers will be use it as the first line rather than reverting to what they used in training such as verbal commands and we also have outlined many incidents of litigation that have occurred... >> just some follow up questions. did you ever get a response from the mayor on your letter? >> no, we did not. >> and any of the staff in >> no. >> i think that the letter was actually really well done and it is well documented and there are a number of citations in here, do you recall what i read to commander ali, right now, re
infrastructure of san francisco while doing so. >> thank you for being here. i see there is only two more speakers left, so i want to encourage anyone else that did not fill out a speaker card to at this point line up on the right-hand side, your left-hand side of the room. thank you. >> good afternoon, supervisors, my name is ingrid merryweather, i am the president of a company doing business with the city for 15 years. in particular i've been fortunate to know mara rosales for close to 15 years. it would be difficult for the city to find anyone better who bears the title she will bear. her personal convictions are taylor made to help steer this agency in the projects for which they will have jurisdiction to a new paradigm of possibility. mara rosalales will steer the board to new possibilities and i ask the board's support for all the candidates, they were quite impressive. >> i'm mary franklin in district 10, founder of the environmental justice movement, inc.. i want to also commend the commissioners who were appointed to the commission initiative and i have to say i would never
report. >> a live look at traffic headed to san francisco. we hardly had a back up at the bay bridge toll plaza, now it is stretching almost towards the end of the parking lot thanks to three separate stalls. one of the incline one that the cancer we recession in one of the span. they're all out of the way but there is heavier traffic into san francisco. give yourself extra time as you head into san francisco. the bid is as the lights are still off. no major hot spots. majored traffic tracker is picking up normal traffic. it is getting crowded through the altamont and to livermore. stopping the traffic all the way towards 680 as you head towards dublin. the drive time has increased to 48 minutes out of tracy into dublin. the full check of traffic coming up in just a bit. >> we're following a story where a man is that after he and one more found bound and gagged. jackie sissel is live outside of as a general with an update. >> a lot more questions coming from the san francisco police department. this is where both be the victims were brought last night. one of them has been pronounced dead
skippers set to meet this morning with the head of the owner's association in san francisco to consider dispute over the price that is keeping them on dry land. more than 100 boats are staying in port in san francisco, half moon bay and bodega bay. before thanksgiving the crabbers agreed to $3 a pound. last week the price was under $2 due to slow demand. last year crab fishermen were on strike for weeks. >>> the number of nonsmoking apartment units in san francisco may rise. today a board will hear proposal that will force landlords to designate units as smoking or nonsmoking. supporters hope demand for nonsmoking units with will pressure landlords to lower the number of smoking units. >>> this morning big changes to the bay bridge toll, work scheduled to begin on renovations on the new east span of the bay bridge scheduled to open next september. the project includes paving, restriping and facelift for the toll. the work is expected to take six months. >>> workers at the port of oakland voted to ratify new four year contract cost of living raise and signing bonus. labor and management
and currently on san francisco eoc, and i'm standing here in support of dar sing and also the other candidates. i believe we have a great eclectic group of individuals who i believe will serve our community in a very good way. i really appreciate dar sing, all the great supportive galas and the bayview area dealing with the hunter's point, i believe he is a well-seasoned individual and i'm sure you've heard plenty of the same thing but i'm standing before this group to say the sank thing. >> good afternoon, supervisors, my nais is chris moscone. i'm here to support mara rosales. i'll be brief, everyone has said a mouthful and very he will eloquently, including the nominees. mara and i have been working together for many years and i think what she brings to this commission will be a plus. she knows a lot about city process, city law, public law. i think it's a great choice and i look forward to this whole commission. i'm really happy to be here. thank you. >> thank you, mr. moscone. >> good afternoon, supervisors, my name is robert woods and i would like to say this, that it's not the c
on the san francisco street and has died. the man and a woman were found bound and gagged in the middle of brussel street in the bay view district . they were rushed to san francisco general hospital. the man died at midnight. the woman is being treated for life threatening injuries. police have no motive or suspects. >>> this morning vallejo police are searching for a missing 77- year-old man. family members say philip maddingly had been called to fix a boat on saturday. he's 6 feet tall, 200 pounds with hazel eyes and surgery scars on his left arm. they comed through waters yesterday and called the serge off because of rough currents. >>> a crash involving a car and caltrain in san francisco, a northbound train hit a car around 6 last night at the 16 16th the street intersection. that's near the caltrains depot at 4th and townsend. no one was hurt in the crash but northbound tracks were shut down well into the evening while the car was removed and inspectors made sure that the equipment was safe. >>> there's another community meeting tonight to give people in san jose a chance to talk
. >> san francisco poet, that was moving. >> okay we mentioned something called the sisters of perpetual indulgence, if you don't know who they are, any san francisco event who does not have a sister back stage or on stage is not a san francisco event. representing the sisterses of professional indulgence. >> as always, we are so honored to be a part of this magnificent celebration. i would like to also thank my sisters, sister patent leather and sister jaya gamoore and sister may joy in the wings. i would like to start off by making a confession, i have not filled out my wish. and my wish would be i wish donna sasha would give me her necklace, doesn't she look gorgeous? >> maybe dreams, maybe wishes do come true. so, today, we are gathered here in the heart of our city, beneath a symbol of energy and life and hope for the world. you have decorated it with peace cranes and light. wishes and dreams, and most importantly your energy. and now, on behalf of the sisters of perpetual indulgence inc, we gather this energy and strength that we may send it to the nuns above and to give it to any
in the middle of a street right here at san francisco. >> the two were found around 8:30 last night on brussels street in the bay view district. the man died about midnight. the woman is still being treated for life threatening injuries. san francisco police have no motive or suspects at this time. >>> 6:03 now, in vallejo, dive teams will return to the waters to search for a missing man there. family members say 77-year-old philip maddingly was servicing a boat and habit been seen -- hasn't been seen since. 6 feet tall, 200 pounds, and surgery scars on his left arm. rescue teams combed through the water and had to call off the search. >>> a grammy nominated latina musician from the u.s. is dead after her plane crashed in mexico. people were on t the small plane carrying jenni rivera went could be in rough terrain. 7 people were on the train. her driver's license was found at the crash site. this morning rivera's family is heading to mexico to try and identify her remains. >> reporter: how do you want your sister remembered. >> every which way that we can. the good, bad, ugly, short, fat, nice,
of the san francisco board of supervisors my name is john avalos, the chair of the committee and joined to my right by supervisor christina olague, who will be joined shortly by eric mar who is also a member of the committee and our clerk and erica and we are staffed by the sfgtv and could you share with us your announcements? >> please, make sure to silence all cell phones and complete the speaker cards and any documents to be included as part of the file should be submitted to the clerk, the items acted upon will appear on the january 13th, 2013, agenda unless otherwise stated. >> could you call items. >> hearing to review the san francisco police department and general orders related to tasers including the department's plan to equipment the officers and the crisis intervention team with tasers. >> thank you, madam clerk. we are just joined by supervisor eric mar, this is a hearing that i called forward in the context of having years dialogue about the use of tasers or electronic controlled weapons in san francisco. this is something that has been taken up in this time, by the police commi
, we have a 90-year-old san francisco institution that i'd like to commend today, and cynthia huey is here from the clement street merchants association, if she could come forward. i'm just very proud to work so closely with the clement street merchant association celebrating their 90th year this year. it's an organization that's been working hard to revitalize the richmond district, especially in the past few months as new leadership has emerged. the clement merchants association represents diverse businesses from a variety of cultural backgrounds that makes clement street stand out from other commercial districts. it's one of the most diverse places. i moved there in 1984 to second avenue and clement. it was considered the new chinatown but it's so much more than that. it's a gateway for many different types of newcomers but also businesses. this year, the clement street merchants celebrate their 90th year of outstanding service to the small business community to the whole city. and the roster is growing of many different businesses from cynthia huey's feed store, a great vintage
more? they are so fabulous, the san francisco boys chorus. [ applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪we wish you a merry christmas ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year ♪good tidings we bring to you and your kin ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year ♪good tidings we bring to you and your kin ♪we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year. we wish you a merry christmas, and a happy new year. ♪ happy new year ♪ ♪ [ applause ] >> did i mention, grammy award winning, san francisco boys chorus, let's hear it for them. [ applause ] >> watch how disciplined they are leaving the stage too. if all kids were like that, maybe i would have one. >> it is going to be a great ceremony at city hall, look around, if you have been here you know what a beautiful honored spot we are in, if you have never been to this city hall, it is yours, come by some times, there are meetings going on and business happening but also celebrations of all kinds. tonight is one of those celebrations, we are going to be lighting the
this morning after he was found bound and gagged in a san francisco street. a live report is coming up. we're following a story of san leandro where firefighters battle a big rig fire this morning. >> taking a live look from our mount tam cam a beautiful star to the morning. at a wednesday. let us get more on your weather forecast with erica. >> we are seeing clear conditions around the bay off. temperatures for the most part in the 40's and 30's. in to the afternoon expected clear conditions to continue mainly sunny skies with the mid to upper 60s. another pleasant day on tap. clear conditions will stick around as we head into tonight. as we step out the door 39 santa rosa. 50 degrees in haywood. i will show you were the numbers are expected to go in to the afternoon coming up in my next report robyn. >> thank you erica here at the bay bridge a hot spot. because of three earlier stalls. it has backed up your ride into san francisco. the drive time has doubled within the last hour. the traffic is backed up to the 80 over crossing. the back of stretches into the oakland maze. we have a stal
: a couple found bound and gagged in the middle of a san francisco street. the discovery that turned into a homicide investigation. >>> and a huge day for a huge shipping company. why this could be a record- breaking day for fed-ex. >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm it it. >>> we be -- i'm tori campbell. >>> we begin with a big rig fire. it happened at 3:00 this morning. tara moriarty is live with more. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. it's a route that this truck driver says he's taken twice a month. when he came through this parking lot here, there was a wire. he says that's not normally here. that's what the big rig snagged. if you look here you can see the remains of the truck here. now, we could see and hear sparks. there was an explosion and could you feel the heat yards away. it happened around 3:15 at sweeney camp which is part of the juvenile detention facility off fairmont drive. two men were trapped inside the big rig hit the power lines. he just happens to be a volunteer firefighter. >> he trains as a volunteer firefighter told him if you are in energ
roof cam in downtown san francisco. a cooler start to the morning because of clear conditions. active for the 30's '40's and 50's. later today mainly sunny skies it will be a clear day. temperatures on the pleasant side. as we head into tonight clear conditions will continue. , wind and the forecast. it will be that as it will not be too cold. temperatures in the '50s. 62 in san francisco. 50 in san jose now. low 4 is expected in concord. the 9:00 hour the majority of the bay area will be sitting in the '50s. that is indicated by the blue on your screen as we put the clock into motion. by 2:00 p.m. your afternoon highs mostly sunny skies temperatures in the 60s across the board. it will be pretty ideal especially for a december day. your neighborhood numbers 63 for fairfield concord. 66 for oakland hayward. san jose at 67. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a lot of changes to talk about paris today will be a mild and pleasant day we will shake off a couple of degrees as we head into tomorrow. high pressure is keeping the storm track to our north. it will start to bring
believe the attack was gang-related. >>> reverend jesse jackson was in san francisco, to celebrate peace sunday. jackson joined other religious leaders and mayor, to highlight the city's violence prevention initiative. to keep them from the cycle of crime and violence. >> and the best -- fight, jobs, job training, hope and the future. >> we're grateful. >> and jackson also expressed his support for revival on the ban of assault weapon. >> former south african president, nelson mandela is hospitalized. statement revealed that the apartheid hero was admitted to the opt for tests and his condition was comfortable. delegations visited the hospital. he spent 27 years had prison fighting racist white rule. he became south africa's south president in 1994. >>> hugo chavez is back in cuba for more cancer treatment. chafes, reelected in october, refacing a "new battle with the disease." doctors say he will undergo surgery after previous operations, chemo therapy and radiation treatment. >>> fresh crowd in san francisco, synonymous for years. not so much this past week. cbs 5 reports, why there's
a car in san francisco. somehow the vehicle ended up on the tracks at 16th street near 7th. no one was injured. the accident happened around 5:30 tonight. that's when service was temporarily suspended. thecontra costa times is reporting the identity of a man killed in a skateboarding accident. scott hickerson died when he was struck. he was riding his skateboard in the crosswalk when he was hit. the driver stopped, and so far no charges have been file the. >>> friends gathered in antioch to remember that city's latest homicide victim. >> reporter: shot, in his car, in front of his own house. police need tips. they want witnesses. this is a neighborhood full of apprehension. a cluster of candles burn on a dark street. but those who light them don't linger long. nervous, says one man, who shrugs off any fear. >> i want somebody to care about me. he was a good man. >> reporter: he's talking about 43-year-old aaron williams, so the to death just before 11:00 last night. >> what pisses me off is nobody wants to get involved. >> reporter: williams was shot twice. sitting in his car outsi
the shortly. >> president chiu: good afternoon. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of tuesday, december 4, 2012. madam clerk, could you please call the roll. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor av logs, present. supervisor campos, present. president chiu, present. supervisor chu, present. supervisor cohen, present. supervisor elsbernd, present. supervisor ferrell, present. supervisor kim, absent. supervisor mar, present. supervisor olague, present. supervisor wiener, present. mr. president, you have a quorum. >> president chiu: thank you. ladies and gentlemen, could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the united states of america to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> president chiu: colleagues, we have october 16, 2012 board meeting minutes. could i have a motion to approve. motion by supervisor campos, suggested by supervisor chu. those are approved. madam clerk, are there any communications? >> clerk calvillo: there are no communications. >> president chiu: could
mico was going to die today, in eating a cheeseburger at mcdonald's in san francisco wearing a white being betrayed by his familiar friend and he keels over dead friend and he keels overkÑ in h. started the church of satan you would say that's interesting. happen 478 minutes from now -- but when dealing with biblical prophesy we're dealing with 450 christ and in the oldj"( Átestat for removed prophesies we're dealing over aeaj=q span of a thousand years, where dodd gives various prophesies such as the]> the crucifixion in psalm 22 they cast lots for my vesture. praise the lord. >> president chiu: next speaker. >> hello. >> hello. myuzjkil,jau san francisco in what is now district 10. for over 70 years, my family has contributed to this economy through taxes, real estate taxes,cq) :x sales taxesej@ñ, e to speak on behalf of the community sponsored radio station kpoo, who, as youpjpfk , broadcasts the board ofcejpó know, you used to work there, lot of91 now, theyl%(rs even had their on disconnect just recently because they're running out of funds. now, it came to the publ
at san francisco general about midnight the other victim, a white female in her late teens in critical condition now, police are not releasing names or what killed him. as you might guess, neighbors are on edge. >> i'm kind of scared because i live by myself. but i never leave the house at night because it is kind of dangerous. >> happens in the movies, but again in real life i have not seen this a lot. essentially, we want to make sure that we find who is responsible for this crime. so we can get these people off the streets. whether it was targeted or random, that's part of the investigation, with we do not know. >> reporter: -- police don't know where attack happened maybe another area, another city no idea, no motive, no suspects that is why they are asking the public to step forward. if you know anything about in attack, where it happened, please contact san francisco pd. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> crab boat skippers are meeting with the head of the boat owners' association in san francisco to consider their distribute over the price of crab. more than 100 boats are staying i
, but did not locate mattingly. >>> san francisco police turning to the public for help. two people were discovered bound and gagged in the middle of the street at brussels in visitation valley. >> reporter: imagine looking out your window one night and on the street are two people bound and gagged. that's what happened here on brussels street 8:30 last night not only were they bound and gagged, they were fighting for their lives. look at pictures from the scene, two bodies in the middle of brussels street 900 block, 8:30, one person black male in his 20s died at san francisco general about midnight the other victim, a white female in her late teens in critical condition now, police are not releasing names or what killed him. as you might guess, neighbors are on edge. >> i'm kind of scared because i live by myself. but i never leave the house at night because it is kind of dangerous. >> happens in the movies, but again in real life i have not seen this a lot. essentially, we want to make sure that we find who is responsible for this crime. so we can get these people off the streets. whet
of this will cost significant resources. deescalation works. it works every day in san francisco. it works at psychiatric emergency service and social service agency and drop in center and door alley and west side and other places we did a comprehensive review of the tasers of the literature. >> please continue briefly to finish up. >> and we looked at all of the studies that had been done the last time that this came around. what we found over and over again is that the tasers increased fatalities. there were some that mentioned that it decreased. fatalities every one of those studies were funded by taser international. of the independent studies not funded by the people profiting off these weapons, they found things like the 2009 ucsf study that the deaths more than doubles in the first year and the following years the number of shootings decrease but stayed above what it had been before tasers and this seems to be the trend, when tasers are introduced they are a new tool, it is exciting and get used a lot. and when that initial excitement levels out it is not decreasing fatalities. >> t
>>> we begin with breaking news. two people found bound and gaged in the middle of a san francisco street. good evening. i'm ama dates. it began just after 8:00 tonightment the victims were found unconscious in the middle of bros sell street in visitation valley. abc7 news reporter nick smith is live at the scene. nick, what do we know so far? >> ama, we are still trying to figure this out ourselves. we spoke with police investigators and residents in the neighborhood who tell us this is not common for their neighborhood at all. what we do know is that police tell us that a man and a woman were found unconscious in the streets behind me. now, what we know is this. two victims a female and male were rushed to san francisco general after being found in the 900 block of bros sell street 8:30 this evening bound, gaged and unconscious. medical aid was initiated at the scene, but both victims were rushed to san francisco general with life-threatening injuries. >> first we want them to be stabilized medically, and then we are going to try to see if we can ascertain some information from t
francisco apartment association. the san francisco apartment soerkts supports the tobacco smoke disclosure. it would benefit prospective tenants who have a right to know if they might be exposed to second hand smoke in an apartment, and it would also help property owners and managers. letting prospective tenants know if the leases of units surrounding an apartment allows smoking helps a tenant make an informed decision about living in a building. having this information before signing a lease and moving in will result in fewer situations where a new tenant is surprised and disappointed by second hand smoke. therefore, disclothesing this information should result in fewer broken leases due to second hand smoke and nuisance complaints. prudent landlords realize it will be offset by having future management problems due to second hand smoke. this disclosure is a good thing for both landlords and tenants. thank you for your time. >> thank you, next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors, my name is steve morg basically, the thing about a nonsmoking policy, we provided a survey and what
the physician, the cardologyist with the university of california, san francisco. was that if we are to deploy an electronic control weapon it should be done in conjunction or the availability of a defibrillator should be immediate and with that said, the department is also moving forward with a community members who want to see independent of the taser issue, it is something that actually was a part of the discussion before july when the chief brought this issue up was there was a discussion, already, about adopting a police car or donating a aed and having that device available in a police car and no cost to the city for a period of some six years. >> can you explain to me what to do any member of the audience what a defibrillator is? >> i'm looking around to see if i see one and in most of our buildings we have them. dispersed and they are within the police department and certainly within the city haul. it is basically for a individual who has a heart stoppage and basically you place the device on the chest of the person, and that device measures all of the activity of that person's body an
this legislation. tidf is a critical funding of san francisco. it recognizes when real estate occurs that exacerbates that puts traffic and strain on muni the developer should pay an impact fee that supports transit. we've always imposed that fee on for-profit enterprises but unlike other development fees we provided blanket exemptions to nonprofits like hospitals, university camposes, major museums and large private schools. no matter what their impact, they don't pay any of the fee. right now, as a small business builds a new building, depending on the size it pays, if a high school or private does so and generates more traffic it pays nothing. the update acknowledges a transit fee is not wander for each and -- warranted for each and every -- by way of contact as i think you know our public transportation system in it san francisco is dramatically underfunded. we have 420 million in the deferred vehicle maintenance, vehicles break down, we don't have any spare light rail vehicles. seemingly unending signal and switch failures. muni riders see this every day. packed trains, broken d
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